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Premium Book Sale

July 21, 2018

10 AM to 2 PM

The Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library's mini-used book sale will be held on the patio in front of the Library! There will be a smaller selection of books than the Giant Parking Lot Sales, but look for interesting treasures at low prices. Please stop by the front of the Library, weather permitting.


By Julie McPherson | April 22, 2018

My son’s PreK class at Creative Play Center recently celebrated Career Week. During one of my co-oping shifts, his teacher read to the class from … Read more

It all started with…

By Julie McPherson | March 18, 2018

I’ve been thinking about pursuing my MLIS for a good eight years. It all started with a conversation after a library research workshop that my … Read more

The rise of the e-bookworm?

By Katherine Cariaso | February 9, 2018

I’ve always proclaimed my loyalty towards the traditional printed word. I used to be that person who would turn up their nose and scoff whenever … Read more

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the “Transformed Nonconformist”

By Gary Hook | January 8, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is such an icon of the American civil rights movement that it is easy to overlook that he was a … Read more

Adjectives and Verbs

By Julie McPherson | December 7, 2017

THERE IS SO MUCH TO SAY! Where do I start? Maybe with: When I ran into Patrick Remer at the Light Up the Night tree … Read more

My Favorite Ghost Stories

By Gary Hook | October 25, 2017

  I have never been much of a fan of horror fiction. So much of it always seemed overdone with graphic images and plot devices … Read more


By Julie McPherson | September 26, 2017

Pleasant Hill, we have an architect!! The announcement arrived in my inbox days ago that the City of Pleasant Hill has selected architectural firm Bohlin … Read more

Rereading “The Things They Carried”

By Gary Hook | September 20, 2017

Tim O’Brien’s short story, “The Things They Carried,” which was inspired by the author’s experiences in the infantry during the Vietnam War, has become a … Read more

An Open Letter to our College Libraries

By Katherine Cariaso | September 12, 2017

It’s finally the start of the collegiate school year, and you know what that means? The start of another four months of late night cramming, … Read more

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Mayor Flaherty Addresses FoPHL Annual Meeting Crowd

first town hall meeting Nov 2017

City seeks comments / suggestions on new Pleasant Hill Library

Apple Store New York

Apple stores architect to design new Pleasant Hill library

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